Entrepreneur, Award-Winning Author, Motivational Speaker & Media Personality
After bursting on to the scene as NBC’s first Apprentice, Bill Rancic has traveled to every part of the globe, sharing his life experiences and business acumen with tens of thousands of leaders, businesses and organizations on a variety of important topics. His expertise ranges from why some companies thrive in chaos — and others don't — to the leadership behaviors needed in a world beset by turbulence, uncertainty and dramatic change.
What makes Bill so unique is that he is both a student and teacher of leadership and has a healthy obsession with what makes great companies and leaders tick.
Having invested nearly two decades living the topic, Rancic has authored four books. These include New York Times best-seller You’re Hired: How to Succeed in Business and Life, which examines how some companies and leaders make the leap to superior results; the enduring classic Beyond the Lemonade Stand which teaches young people empowers them with the value of both money and positive self-image. In addition, Rancic co-authored I Do… Now What? with celebrity wife Giuliana Rancic where they share secrets to a supportive love and true partnership in marriage. He also just penned his first novel, First Light.
Driven by a relentless curiosity, Rancic really began his business journey when graduated cum laude from Loyola University. He then went on to become a successful entrepreneur when he founded a monthly online subscription-based retailer. Since that time, he has inspired millions of people around the globe to work towards reaching their full potential, both in business and in their personal lives. He is currently co-owner of the RPM Restaurant Group and the Giuliana Prosecco.
Rancic appears regularly on numerous daytime broadcast and cable television programs such as Today, The View, Rachael Ray, Steve Harvey and various CNBC programs.
He currently resides in Chicago with his wife Giuliana and son Duke.
Most Requested Programs
The Pause and Pivot Method
From a boat washing business in college to a million-dollar business and restaurant empire, Bill Rancic’s road to success has been paved with the ups and downs that anyone in business will have to overcome. This is a story you might hear again and again in the world of business speaking, but that does not mean Bill Rancic isn’t unique. He is. Bill is different.
What makes Bill different is his adaptability in an ever-changing business world, and his willingness to adopt strategies that reject conventional wisdom in the industry. He has been shaking up the old school business model from his first job out of college to his latest restaurant opening. This separated him from the pack while he crafted a personal and professional brand that has now established him as a household name. Now, your employees and business audiences worldwide can learn how he did it, right from the source.
His presentation will include a variety of success methods, including the new Pause and Pivot Method, created exclusively by Bill for these engagements. He will share this totally new technique, teaching audiences how to evaluate their business techniques in a methodical manner that will make them more productive in both long- and short-term situations. And productivity is key, after all. Providing this fresh ground-level perspective into the steps needed to pause and gain a deeper perspective, will help you pivot to reach the ultimate goal.
Bill will share takeaways that are immediately applicable in a range of business models and sizes. For anyone who wants to increase their return on investment, improve market share, or reap the benefits of a more productive, motivated workforce, Bill can help you grow. You just have to take advantage of this opportunity and learn to pause, pivot, and succeed.
In Sickness and In Health
Television Personalities, New York Times Best Selling Authors, Entrepreneurs, Executive Producers, Restaurateurs, Marketing Experts, Fertility Patients, Breast Cancer Survivor… Bill and Giuliana Rancic make a powerful team.
Most people are familiar with this couple from watching their life stories unfold during their seven year stint as reality stars on the Giuliana and Bill show. The Rancic's are dynamic speakers and highly sought after as both speakers, and event hosts. Giuliana and Bill travel around the world focusing on topics including breast cancer, infertility and entrepreneurship.
They inspire and motivate audiences of all sizes.
Sublime, Masterclass, Masterful, Insightful. From moving from a business leader of a Fortune 1000 company to an 18 year-old athlete to a panel of celebrities from different walks of life - no one but Bill Rancic can pull that off. I mean NO ONE. - MATT AFFLIXIO, PRESIDENT ACCESS PUBLIC RELATIONS
LLCIt was a pleasure meeting and working with you on the PowerNet Business Mixer. We appreciate all that you did to make the event a huge success. The voice messages and e-mails are still pouring in with only positive comments.
-ALVIN JAMES & VANESSA WEBBER
The event was wonderful – Bill exceeded our expectations and I have heard nothing but wonderful comments, including several voice and e-mails. I truly appreciate all of the effort both of you made – the event was a total success. In fact, we had to bring in extra chairs after the event began. The president of Fox Communities Credit Union said in effect, “Anyone can make a speech, when Bill answered questions from the audience; you saw that there was a real intellect behind the man!” - Thank you again, Carolyn B. Nankervis, President, MarketWise Consulting Group, Inc
Bill was an absolute hit! His sincerity and down to earth manner allowed the group to easily identify with him and his message about facing your fear and never giving up was very well received. We also appreciated Bill taking the time to answer everyone’s questions, take photos and sign all of the books. The group was absolutely buzzing afterwards. A superb start to our conference! - Emma Le Breton, Sales and Marketing Administrator, ING Life
Dear Bill, As you know, we have some unique business circumstances and were looking for just the right person to address our team. Not only was Bill the perfect speaker, tying in his personal business experience, leadership characteristics and business success tips for navigating change, he was simply a great, sincere person with whom everyone enjoyed conversing. Our group was very pleased with his presentation. - Julie A. Bellamy | AEES, VP - Global Human Resources